S1:E9 | Megan Mitchell: Self Harm and Suicide Prevention in Children

 S1:E9 | Megan Mitchell: Self Harm and Suicide Prevention in Children

Episode nine and this week we’re shining a spotlight on the mental health of children, with a guest who’s committed to curbing the numbers of self harm and suicide among children.

Appointed in 2013, Megan Mitchell is Australia’s first National Children’s Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission.

In her work to date, Megan has focused on the prevalence of suicide and intentional self-harm in children and young people, the impact of family and domestic violence on children and young people, the oversight of children and young people in correctional detention, and the experiences and of young parents and their children.